A Busy Month: What's Going in Birmingham This August
You'll be busy, not bored, in Birmingham this month.
Summer is entering its third month but there's still plenty to do in and around Birmingham this August.
The Woodward Dream Cruise and Birmingham Cruise event headline the month, but August also marks the end of the city's concert in the park and summer movie nights.
Patch will keep you up to date with what's going on every week, but we've got your monthly look ahead to keep as a handy reference.
Week 1, Aug. 1-7
- Aug. 3: Toppermost Beatles Tribute concert
- Aug. 4: Metro Detroit Beer Excursion
- Aug. 7: Corn Festival at the Farmers Market
- Aug. 7: Dodworth Saxhorn Band concert
- Aug. 7: Comemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War
Week 2, Aug. 8-14
- Aug. 10: Michael King concert
- Aug. 10: Friends and Family CPR
- Aug. 11: Montes wine tasting at The Reserve
- Aug. 12: Movie night: How to Train Your Dragon
- Aug. 13-14: Birmingham golf championship
Week 3, Aug. 15-21
- Aug. 15: Birmingham Chamber of Commerce golf event
- Aug. 16: Filing deadline for the Nov. 8 election
- Aug. 20: Woodward Dream Cruise
- Aug. 20: Birmingham Cruise
- Aug. 20: World's Longest Lemonade Stand
Week 4, Aug. 22-28
- Aug. 24: Rail District block party
- Aug. 25: Birmingham junior golf tournament
- Aug. 25: Seaholm's first varsity football game vs. North Farmington
- Aug. 26: Groves' first varsity football game vs. Lahser
- Aug. 27: Meet Sen. George Pappageorge
- Aug. 28: Birmingham Bike Festival
Week 5, Aug. 29-31
- Aug. 31: Last day to pay July taxes
- Aug. 31: Teachers report to Birmingham Public Schools
- The Birmingham Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday in municipal Parking Lot 6 off North Old Woodward Avenue.
- The Caffeine, Cars and Croissants car show takes place from 8-10 a.m. every Saturday at Auto Zone Hobbies.
- The "Birmingham in the Civil War" exhibit at the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park will last throughout the summer.